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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN243-1 : tuxpaint vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
tuxpaint vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- tuxpaint
- tuxpaint-data


Description :

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered that the tuxpaint-import.sh
script created a temporary file in an insecure way. This could permit a
symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the
rights of the user running tuxpaint.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- tuxpaint-0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- tuxpaint-data-0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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